My road trip destination September 1st was the Painted Desert near Holbrook, Arizona.
I am celebrating my 10th anniversary on the road by visiting some of the places I experienced back in 2007 when I first ventured onto the road in my home on wheels.
The wonders I found this time around were more than I remembered. Partly due to the national park service opening up new areas for the public to enjoy.
A high concentration of petroglyphs at the Newspaper Rock site indicate use of the area over many generations. Some of the carvings are clan symbols, some have spiritual meaning and others mark calendar events.
Back in the days of auto migration west this Tin Lizzie, casting its shadow on the desert floor, made it as far as the Painted Desert where it remains today. It stands as a tribute to the many thousands of families seeking jobs and better lives in the golden west during the great depression.
Wherever you are in your life and adventures, I wish you cool shade and cooler shades.
oxo ~ Annie